SEC Wants Exchange-Traded Funds to Be Easy to Trade
An efficient-markets-fundamentalism model of the SEC is actually pretty good for predicting what the SEC will do. Except about insider trading, I guess.
AIG Shareholders Still Want a Nicer Bailout
Why would anyone call Paulson, Geithner and Bernanke to testify on Delaware’s corporate governance standards for reverse stock splits? There's something else going on here.
Wells Fargo Research Analyst Told Trader What Stocks to Buy
Ex-Wells Fargo analyst Bolan and trader Ruggieri benefited so little from their alleged insider trading, it's hard to tell if they broke laws intentionally.
Insider Trader Mostly Unfazed by Co-Worker's Insider Trading Arrest
We present for your reading pleasure: the worst way to insider trade.
Warren Buffett Talks to Senators Sometimes
Warren Buffett spoke to Sen. Orrin Hatch before investing in the Tim Hortons/Burger King deal. This is the sort of conversation legislators should be having.
One Golf Course That's Great for Stock Tips
The Oakley Country Club in Watertown, Massachusetts, would seem to be the biggest hotbed of alleged insider trading since SAC Capital.
Some Money Market Funds Have to Be Honest With You
New SEC rules create a two-tier system: institutions get to know the cold hard truth about their investments' value, but individuals are still coddled.
The FBI Ran an Ultimate Fighting Pump-and-Dump Scam
Bloomberg View blogger Matt Levine on how the FBI took over a shell company and busted five stock promoters.
Texas Billionaire’s Odd Way of Saving Heirs Some Tax Dollars
It's not actually a good idea to lose $2.8 billion to save $1.1 billion in taxes.
SEC Wants to Give Everyone a Chance to Be a Bond Trader
What's the more important job for the SEC: optimizing market efficiency and stability or protecting retail investors?